Author Archives: Sophie

Cognac-Expert’s 5th Anniversary

We'll drink to that! It's 5 years this month that we, Sophie and Max, started Cognac-Expert.com. The slowest French rural internet connection coupled with our passion for Cognac and love for the Charente region, made us begin this adventure. Back then we were freaking out about the first 20 visitors...today we can count thousands of visitors per day! Thanks for all of you, our fellow Cognac experts and connoisseurs, we have grown to become the largest platform for Cognac online. This is beyond...
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Launching Hennessy XO Limited Edition 2015

Just in time for the Chinese New Year, and kicking off its 250 anniversary year, Hennessy launches a special limited edition of its highly desirable Hennessy XO. Designed by the creative team of Appartement 103 in Paris, the new design and packaging is kept in an elegant black and gold color scheme. The letters X and O are abstracted and blown up to adorn the gift box and the bottleneck. Marc Savary, Appartement 103’s Creative Director describes his efforts for the...
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Introducing: Pierre Lecat Cognac

Pierre Lecat Cognac may be a new cognac brand - with the first bottles arriving earlier this year - the history of their cognac, however, dates back some eighty years and is very much a family affair. The family-owned farm in Saint Fraigne has supplied quality eaux-de-vie to some of the major cognac houses since the 1970s. Yet during all these years they have also kept and aged their stock in their own cellars. The concept for their own brand,...
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A (re)discovery: Visiting Francois Voyer Cognac

Although we have written about Cognac Francois Voyer in the past, we have to share this discovery with you. We decided this incredible artisanal Cognac house is worthy of a visit and a proper feature. Because this is not just any kind of Cognac, it is one with an almost 150-year long family tradition attached to it, and one that gets made with an incredible expertise. We love the result: highest quality coupled with a sincere love for Cognac. Cognac...
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